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Trailblazing Pac-12 shows the way on diversity among head coaches

NCAA Division I Football is deficient when it comes to Black head coaches.


Arizona’s Sumlin asymptomatic after testing positive for COVID-19, urges players to remain diligent

PHOENIX – Arizona football coach Kevin Sumlin expresses gratitude for his asymptomatic condition after testing positive for COVID-19.


Homeless people in rural America struggle to find help

Homeless people in rural areas are vulnerable to COVID-19 because of health disparities and lack of access to medical care. And with schools closed, homeless students struggle with food security and internet access.


Enlisting excellence: ASU men’s hockey, tennis programs draw top 10 recruits

PHOENIX – ASU men’s tennis and hockey each have landed top 10 recruiting classes, an achievement for relatively young programs.


How rap and ‘How I Met Your Mother’ helped ASU’s Jon Rahm ascend to top of World Golf Ranking

PHOENIX – Jon Rahm recently became the No. 1 golfer in the world rankings, but it was his process and career at ASU that made him into the man he is today, those close to him say.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Boutique fitness studios fight to stay open despite executive order

PHOENIX – Hospitals see a rise in use of ICU beds and ventilators; the death toll reaches 2,245; senior citizens seek pen pals; and more headlines from around the Grand Canyon State.


Cardinals draft pick Isaiah Simmons brings versatility, big game experience

PHOENIX – The Arizona Cardinals filled multiple holes on their defense with one player when they selected Clemson’s versatile Isaiah Simmons with their first pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.


This is Madness: Computer simulator sent Arizona State on Cinderella run in virtual tourney

PHOENIX – Arizona State was this year’s March Madness Cinderella, at least in a virtual world created by one Twitter user.


For Coyotes president Ahron Cohen, creating a vibrant hockey culture is top priority

GLENDALE – Since he took over as president in 2018, Coyotes president Ahron Cohen has strived to build a stronger hockey culture in Arizona


COVID-19 fears close Grand Canyon National Park after weeks of pressure

PHOENIX - The National Park Service abruptly closed Grand Canyon National Park on Wednesday, bowing to weeks of pressure after health officials expressed "extreme concern" about the potential for spread of COVID-19 in the park.


Could spring training trigger a spike in coronavirus cases like Mardi Gras did in New Orleans? 

Could the high rate of COVID-19 infections in New Orleans be a harbinger for the Phoenix metropolitan area? That’s what some are wondering after a recent spike in Louisiana is being attributed, in part, to the large influx of visitors during Mardi Gras celebrations, which occurred around the same time as spring training and the Waste Management Phoenix Open.


2020 Tokyo Olympics will be postponed, veteran IOC member says

LOS ANGELES – COVID-19 has spread over the nation quickly and sports have been canceled, and now the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games have been postponed.